Bafin chairman pans European Banking Authority stress tests


Jochen Sanio, the chairman of the Germany's banking regulator, Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Bafin), has attacked the European Banking Authority's (EBA) stress tests. 

Sanio said on Monday that the EBA had used a definition of capital in its stress tests that departs from international norms "with consequences no-one can gauge". He also claimed that the EBA's tests of lacked "clear, defined corporate-governance structures, which alone could guarantee process legitimacy."


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